Home » Interviewees » Andrea Wilson

  • Andrea Wilson:  Family History

    Andrea Wilson: Family History

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, tells of her grandfather, who was a Prohibition-era moonshiner, and of how she became interested in distilleries even as a child. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: Getting into the Industry

    Andrea Wilson: Getting into the Industry

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses how after long preparation she got into the bourbon industry as a manager of Diageo’s Stitzel-Weller site in Louisville This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: First Days on the Job

    Andrea Wilson: First Days on the Job

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses her relief in meeting Frenchie Sweatt, another woman in a male-dominated industry, on her first day at Diageo. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • Andrea Wilson: Women and the Bourbon Community

    Andrea Wilson: Women and the Bourbon Community

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses the recent progress of women in the bourbon industry and the challenges that remain, sharing stories of the barriers she herself has faced in her career. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: The Bourbon Renaissance

    Andrea Wilson: The Bourbon Renaissance

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses the challenges of global markets, as well as some unique characteristics of the Bourbon Renaissance. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: Women and the Bourbon Renaissance

    Andrea Wilson: Women and the Bourbon Renaissance

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses various ways in which women have changed the bourbon industry in recent years. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • Andrea Wilson: Aging and Barrel Science

    Andrea Wilson: Aging and Barrel Science

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, explains how Kentucky’s climate effects bourbon aging, and why the process of aging is the most fascinating of all for her. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: Orphan Barrel Program

    Andrea Wilson: Orphan Barrel Program

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses Diageo’s “Orphan Barrel” program and the Orphan Barrel Whiskey Company. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  • Andrea Wilson: Why Kentucky?

    Andrea Wilson: Why Kentucky?

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, explains some of the reasons Kentucky is ideal for bourbon production: the abundance of resources, the Southern culture, and good limestone water. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

    Continue reading »

  •  
 
 

Please enjoy Kentucky Bourbon
(and its history) responsibly

Kentucky Distillers' Association

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries